Yury Rubtsou leaves Minsk to serve sentence

2014 2014-12-22T12:45:37+0300 2014-12-22T12:45:37+0300 en http://spring96.org/files/images/sources/rubcou-00.jpg The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
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Yury Rubtsou

Yury Rubtsou

Opposition activist Yury Rubtsou, who was convicted of insulting the judge, will serve his sentence in open-type correctional facility No. 7 in the village of Kuplin, Pruzhany district. The activist wrote about his in his Facebook account. He is currently being registered with the administration of the penal facility.

Previously, co-chair of the organizing committee of the party Belarusian Christian Democracy Pavel Seviarynets served his sentence at the same place.

Yury Rubtsou was sentenced to two and a half years of imprisonment on October 6, 2014 by the Tsentralny District Court of Minsk. One year of this period was terminated by an amnesty, therefore the activist is yet to serve 18 months.

On November 21, the Minsk City Court dismissed Yury Rubtsou’s appeal.